The latest installment of “Mobile Message” from the National Geographic NewsWatch features obstetrician Laura Stachel, Associate Director of Emergency Obstetric Research in West Africa for the Bixby Center for Population Health and Sustainability. Laura is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of WE CARE Solar, a non-profit working to save maternal and newborn lives utilizing solar powered solutions. Since 2008, Laura has been conducting research on maternal mortality in the developing world as she pursues her DrPH from UC Berkeley.
Read the article here: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/01/12/shine-a-light-the-suitcase-thats-saving-womens-lives/
(photo credit: WE CARE Solar)